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Wild secures NorCal playoff spot

Staff reports

The High Sierra Wild clinched a spot in the upcoming NorCal Youth Hockey League playoffs.

High Sierra (10-5-1) secured at least fourth place in the nine-team league with a 4-4 tie and 6-0 win against the San Jose Junior Sharks and Capital Thunder’s loss to Santa Rosa over the weekend.

The Wild currently sits in third place with league games remaining against the first-place and unbeaten Cupertino Cougars (14-0-1) and seventh-place Stockton.

For standings, see B3.

Double trouble on mats

Three sets of brothers helped the South Tahoe Wrestling Club collect two first-place medals and a runner-up medal at a recent meet in Fernley.

Mathew Cain, a 45-pound dynamo, earned a first-place medal, while his older brother, Justin, competed in a more experienced 69-pound classification.

Brothers Cameron and Connor Cason placed first and fifth, respectively, at 110 pounds. Cameron is a defending state champion.

The Griffis brothers, Kody and Boe, also fared well in their weight classes. Kody placed second at 38 pounds, while Boe was fourth at 55 pounds.

Final Babe Ruth sign-ups

South Tahoe Babe Ruth baseball sign-ups continue on Wednesday at Kahle Community Center. Registration for the upcoming season for 13- to 15-year-olds runs from 6 to 8 p.m.

New players to league need to bring birth certificate to registration. Cost is $95 per player.

A final sign-up is Saturday from 2-5 p.m. at South Lake Tahoe Ice Arena.

Sick and Twisted at D.P.

Slopestyle riders will get the opportunity to show off their assortment of tricks in Sick and Twisted on March 12 at Diamond Peak.

This event is open to amateur snowboarders and skiers of all ages and abilities. Contest entry fees are $25 and Diamond Peak is offering competitors discounted lift tickets. Registration is from 8:30-10 a.m. in the Loft Bar in the base lodge.

For more information, phone (775) 832-1177 or visit diamondpeak.com.

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